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Oculus Rift May Come to Mac, But Only if Apple "Makes a Good Computer"

By Gary Cutlack on at

Oculus Rift's founder and creator Palmer Luckey has once again let his straight-talking mouth get the better of his high-functioning brain, managing to infuriate the entire Apple community by slagging off their beloved hardware.

Luckey was speaking to a reporter at a Microsoft press event. When pushed on the possible availability of Rift for Apple owners, he said: "That is up to Apple. If they ever release a good computer, we will do it."

Which is definitely the passive-aggressive quote of the day. But it's not as simple as Palmer being raised to hate Macs. It's more of a nerd thing, as he explained: "It just boils down to the fact that Apple doesn’t prioritize high-end GPUs. You can buy a $6,000 Mac Pro with the top of the line AMD FirePro D700, and it still doesn’t match our recommended specs. So if they prioritize higher-end GPUs like they used to for a while back in the day, we’d love to support Mac. But right now, there’s just not a single machine out there that supports it."

"Even if we can support on the software side, there's just no audience that could run the vast majority of software on it," he added. So Macs are also weak and underpowered as well as being rubbish. Why not also slag off people in checked shirts while you're at it too, Palmer? [Shacknews via Ars]


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